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Once you’ve decided when you want to come, www.edinburgh.org is the best place to start planning your trip. It has great information about booking accommodation, getting around the city and great things to do while you are here.




Edinburgh’s Hogmanay has a truly international audience from the far corners of the globe. Edinburgh is served by the Edinburgh International Airport, visit www.edinburghairport.com for full list of flights and services from European destinations.

To make sure you find the cheapest flights to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay visit www.skyscanner.net. Compare flights to Edinburgh for New Year with Skyscanner’s free mobile apps available on iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone


Our friends at Citylink provide national bus services to Edinburgh from most major UK cities, check on-line at www.citylink.co.uk . We are delighted to have teamed up with Citylink to provide late night bus services throughout the UK for party-goers travelling home from the World Famous Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party. A full list of destinations will be available soon here.


The East Coast Line is Britain’s fastest inter-city route and is operated by East Coast Trains www.eastcoast.co.uk, linking Edinburgh’s Waverley Station with London and Europe. Virgin Trains also operate a number of routes to and from Edinburgh, go to www.virgintrains.co.uk for details. Other lines are served by FirstGroup www.firstgroup.com and Network Rail www.networkrail.co.uk. For train times and travel details log on to www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 48 49 50.


If you’re driving to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay and have some spare seats, why not find some travel companions at www.nationalcarshare.co.uk or by visiting www.gocarshare.com. For road closures, local parking and Park & Ride facilities visit www.edinburgh.gov.uk and our Parking and Park & Ride page.

Please Note: Transport services will be limited over Edinburgh’s Hogmanay.